Welcome to Africa’s largest and longest running whitewater festival:
The Nile River Festival is a four day event that makes the most of some of the biggest rapids in the world and celebrates all that is awesome about the River Nile, here in Uganda.
Every year, the NRF draws some of the best athletes from around the world to compete for the overall champion’s title.
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There’s 4 events:
Thursday: Big Air Ramp – Competitors launch themselves off NRE’s ramp and try to throw massive moves to impress the crowds & judges.
Friday: Extreme Endurance Race – A 35km race down big grade 5 whitewater, you’ll feel it on Saturday…
Saturday: Nile Special Freestyle – The greatest show on earth, well we think so, see some huge moves from the world’s best kayakers.
Sunday: Hendri Coetzee Itanda Fall Memorial Race – an extreme race like no other.